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the property of being an amount by which something is less than expected or required

a deficiency or failure in neurological or mental functioning

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(sports) the score by which a team or individual is losing

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an excess of liabilities over assets (usually over a certain period)

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The trade deficit has touched almost 50 per cent, of the total import bill.
The January 2012 deficit was caused by a shortfall of $187 million in the net foreign assets of banks and financial institutions and a deficit of $103 million in those of the Central Bank.
The European Union's executive said on January 27 that four countries, including Bulgaria, have been stricken off its deficit watch list as they have taken adequate steps to correct it.
However, the unconstrained VAR estimate shows that the Ricardian equivalence hypothesis did not hold and the authors concluded that deficits are twin in case of US economy.
Earlier in the day the administration had released budget numbers showing that the deficit was $248 billion for the fiscal year ending September 30, which was well below the $423 billion deficit the administration had forecast in the budget it submitted to Congress in February.
The deficit is running at an annual rate of $768 billion through the first six months of this year, putting the country on track to see a fifth straight record imbalance.
If numerical skill deficits are hypothesized to be the primary deficit, the following strategies may prove helpful.
budget deficits set off all sorts of economic reactions.
Reality Check: The budget deficit of $422 billion projected for fiscal 2004 is the largest in history and a 12.
Bush's budget proposal, just as the CBO was increasing its projection for the federal deficit this year by 24% to $246 billion.
These actions may have aided governors' reelection bids, but they also set the stage for recurring structural deficits when revenues fell.
From FDR's time up to the Clinton era, Democrats understood the necessity to run deficits, especially in times of recession.
Also: 5) communication skills: longitudinal developmental studies of behaviors that are precursors to later communication and their emergence in children with autism and autism spectrum disorders; sensory, motor, and social-cognitive impairments that affect interaction and communication; predictors of loss of or regression in expressive language abilities; the nature of severe spoken language deficits when other areas of function (e.
merchandise and current account deficits and recommend policy changes, with special focus on the bilateral deficits with China and Japan.